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About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

Lost City Arts

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Featured Pieces

Leza McVey Stoneware Vessel with Stopper, USA 1955
By Leza McVey
Located in New York, NY
Ahead of her time, McVey hand-built large-scale, biomorphic forms. Many were characteristically bottle-shaped with a ‘stopper’ in the opening. Her work was to help pave the way for m...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Harry Bertoia Spray Sculpture with Rare Flat Rounded Ends, USA 1960s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Harry Bertoia's spray sculptures are one of his most identifiable forms and this one has the additional appeal of the flat rounded bronze ends rarely found on the spray sculptures.
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Vintage 1960s American Sculptures

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Bronze, Stainless Steel

Brutalist Gilt Floral Table with Glass Top in the Manner of Seandel or Jere
By Curtis Jere
Located in New York, NY
Based on a midcentury design this table was most likely originally produced by Silas Seandel or Curtis Jere. This model had three independent bases that combine together to make a 45...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Cut Steel

Harry Bertoia Stainless Steel & Gypsum Bundled Wire Form Sculpture, USA 1960
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Imaginative work by Harry Bertoia featuring stainless steel wires bundled together. The wire bundles are set into a block of gypsum at top and bottom. A very unusual form with rarely...
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Vintage 1960s American Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Armless Re-upholstered Wood Framed Lounge Chairs, Sweden 1950s
Located in New York, NY
A lovely casual armless lounge chair reupholstered in a very attractive fabric. Only one of the two pictured are available.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Beech

Elegant Modern Chaise Lounge by Lost City Arts
Located in New York, NY
This lounge is a dynamic and ultra-modern interpretation of a Classic fainting lounge. The long, deeply channelled cushioning, perfectly contours the body. This is a production piece...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

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Textile, Wood

Harry Bertoia Framed Monoprint on Rice Paper, USA 1960s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia created hundreds if not thousands of one of a kind monoprints in his career, often as working drawings for his sculpture works. He employed a variety of techniques to arrive ...
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Vintage 1960s North American Prints

Materials

Paper

George Nakashima Conoid Lounge Chair and Ottoman with Leather Cushions, USA 1989
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
A rare Conoid lounge chair and ottoman from the Birkhill collection. The cushions are upholstered in brown leather elevating the beauty of this outstanding example of Nakashima's work.
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

George Nakashima American Black Walnut Turned Leg Slab Bench, USA, 1960s
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
Another of George Nakashima's simple but brilliant early designs. Solid and sturdy this slab bench could function in a variety of settings including as a coffee table.
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Vintage 1960s American American Craftsman Benches

Materials

Walnut

Harry Bertoia Bush Form Patinated Copper and Bronze Sculpture, USA 1968
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
The bush sculptures Harry Bertoia created vary in size density and complexity and this sculpture is an example of one of the more complex and interesting forms. The sculpture has two...
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Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Copper

Harry Bertoia Patinated Bronze Bush Sculpture, USA, 1970s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
An extraordinary example of Bertoia's greatly desired bush form. Its size and irregular form make this a rare opportunity to acquire an important work by Harry Bertoia.
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Vintage 1970s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

George Nakashima Black Walnut Free Edge Two-Tier End Tables, USA, 1950s
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
An unusually versatile pair of Nakashima tables. The second tier is free to be repositioned on the tabletop.
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Vintage 1950s American End Tables

Materials

Walnut

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